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Moriarty Library will be open May 28 - August 16, Monday - Thursday from 10am-6pm, Friday from 9am-noon. Closed weekends and holidays.

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African-American Perspectives

Journal Article Databases

Search for journal articles on slavery and the Civil War in the following databases.

Try these search terms:

  • African Americans AND slave*
  • Civil War AND African Americans
  • Aboliti* AND Civil War
  • African Americans History
  • Names of historical figures:
    • Douglass, Frederick
    • Tubman, Harriet
    • Lincoln, Abraham

Books On Slavery

Books On The Civil War

History Databases

Books For Children